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Chocolate Nut Cookies Recipe

Chocolate Nut Cookies Recipe

Folks are quick to grab one of these cookies when they see they're chocolate. Once they discover the nuts and vanilla chips, they grad a second and sometimes a third. This recipe moved with me from Kentucky to Arizona and now to Ohio! — Farralee Baldwin, Centerville, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 10 min. YIELD:30 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup baking cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup white baking chips
  • 1 cup chopped almonds

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and extract. Combine the flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in the chips and nuts.
  • 2. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 375° for 7-9 minutes. Cool on pans for 1 minute before removing to wire racks to cool completely. Yield: about 5 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 each) equals 178 calories, 10 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 25 mg cholesterol, 153 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.